toe-in
noun Date: 1928 1. camber 3 2. adjustment of the front wheels of an automotive vehicle so that they are closer together at the front than at the back

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • toe-in — [tō′in΄] n. nearly parallel alignment of the front wheels of a motor vehicle such that the front edges are slightly closer together and so provide necessary tension on the steering linkage …   English World dictionary

  • toe-in — toe′ in n. aum the slight forward convergence given to the front wheels of an automobile to improve steering qualities • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • toe-in — An adjustment of the front wheels where the distance from the center of the left wheel to the center of the right wheel is less at the front of the wheels than at the back of the wheels. A slight amount of toe in is usually specified to keep the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • toe-in — i. Aircraft wheels that tend to converge toward the front (i.e., a line drawn through the center of two wheels, is perpendicular to the axles, and crosses ahead of the wheels). Note: Toe in of wheels has been exaggerated. ii. Aircraft left and… …   Aviation dictionary

  • toe in — See toe in …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • toe-in — /ˈtoʊ ɪn/ (say toh in) noun → positive toe …   Australian English dictionary

  • toe-in — /toh in /, n. the slight forward convergence given to the front wheels of an automobile to improve steering qualities. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • toe-in — noun the alignment of the front wheels of a motor vehicle closer together at the front than at the back • Hypernyms: ↑alignment …   Useful english dictionary

  • toe-in-cheek\ humor — Anything that tries to be witty, but blows it and winds up looking stupid. He thought he d make a cute joke about her divorce, but it turned into toe in cheek humor at that point …   Dictionary of american slang

  • toe-in-cheek\ humor — Anything that tries to be witty, but blows it and winds up looking stupid. He thought he d make a cute joke about her divorce, but it turned into toe in cheek humor at that point …   Dictionary of american slang

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